Oakland vs Boston Recap - Red Sox Over Athletics 6-3
Boston moneyline bettors cashed on Sunday courtesy of a 6-3 win against the Oakland Athletics at Fenway Park.
Bettors who backed the Red Sox were rewarded as -125 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 8.5.
Boston got 5 2/3 innings from John Lackey, who gave up 3 earned runs on 3 hits, while striking out 2. He earned the victory, while the Red Sox got 3 RBIs from Carl Crawford in the win.
Oakland's starting pitcher Brett Anderson worked 5 innings, giving up 9 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Daric Barton in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Boston as they had 12 hits, while Oakland only had 5.
Daniel Bard pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.
Next game, Boston takes its act on the road to face New York looking for another win. For Oakland, they head on the road to face Baltimore.